Patient discussion about metabolic
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Q. How is it possible to have permanent weight loss if dieting slows down metabolism?
well, i know that eating less will have the body adjust to the new calorie intake and thus, no further weight loss. So how is it possible to have permanent weight loss if eating less doesn't work? Please give tips and suggestions, people who have successfully lost weight. thanks so much!
|A1||That is why you need to cycle every few weeks. Change things up and shock your body because it does plateau. But if you challenge yourself every so often you will see results continuously.|
|A2||The trick of losing weight is to fool your metabolism into thinking it is getting fed normally. If you try to lose weight by starving yourself, then your metabolism kicks in to low gear and hangs on to every scrap you feed yourself, making weight-loss impossible. Plus, after you have managed to starve yourself and not die, the minute you start eating again, your body sucks up every calorie it gets, and you pack the weight back on.|
If you want to lose weight, which is a very difficult thing to do, you have to eat proper food, grains, veggies, low-fat meat./fish, drink plenty of water, and do some exercise. It sounds very simple, but it is very hard to do
|A3||You touch an aching fact…our body is a genius machine that is built to save energy. When we loose fat tissue it stops sending a hormone named “Leptin” that is a one of the hormones that control our metabolism. The idea is to know this fact and continue with your diet as planed. A well balanced diet that is followed with regular physical effort will not loose weight as fast as it did on the first 2 months, but it’ll eventually do so. After loosing weight the important thing is to continue the life style you adapted until your body will regulate the amount of leptin it needs. Leptin is the cause people gain back their weight after a diet.|
Q. How could one boost metabolism by diet?
I am aware for long that metabolism is the cause for poor health and fitness.So how could one boost metabolism by diet?
|A||Metabolism, if it is not erroneous genetically; then it can be controlled or increased by any diet. What matters is the timing and regularity you feed yourself which uses your hormones and enzymes in your body to do the task they are for. This timing and regularity depends on eating in same time regularly and working and sleeping too. To excite some hormones even if they had switched off their action in body, can be excited by exercise and feeding with small diets in regular short time intervals. To make all this happen, reduce on junk foods, please.|
Q. How does coffee affect a diet?
does it have an affect on metabolism? on losing weight?
|A||Well, coffee can increase and to accelerate the beginning of burning fat during exercise (usually only after 20-30 minutes of exercise), but the overall effect is not that substantial. YOu should remember that it makes your kidney to produce more urine, so you should drink more.|
Q. What benefits does yoga have on nutritional disorder?
I've heard yoga can help "organize" the daily nutrition and the metabolism? Is it true? Does anyone know how it does it?? Unfortunately I deal with nutrition issues all day long and would love to find something to make it go away...
|A||I am not sure I know of any relation between yoga and organizing daily nutrition.. Yoga is a very good physical activity for back problems, muscle pain and flexibility, and it does make you burn some calories via using your muscles, however it is not an aerobic physical activity and it does not help burn fat like running, riding a bike or swimming.|
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